Have you bought sausage recently? If it comes from a U store, be careful because this product is currently recalled throughout Europe due to possible traces of Listeria.
The government site Rappel Conso launches the alert on Friday October 6, 2023. The premium garlic sausage from the U brand sold in U Stores could contain Listeria bacteria. This product is therefore recalled throughout Europe.
Garlic sausage: details of the product concerned
Sold in U Stores, the superior quality garlic sausage affected by the recall has the following information on the label:
- Product category: Food
- Product subcategory: Meats
- Marque : U
- Model or reference: SUPERIOR QUALITY GARLIC SAUSAGE NATURE U 300G
- GTIN : 3256229807020
- Lot : 7062085
- Use-by date: 10/28/2023
- Storage temperature: Product to be stored in the refrigerator
- Health mark: FR 44.180.004 CE
- Geographical sales area: entire Europe
- Distributors: U Stores
What to do if you have consumed the product
This garlic sausage has been recalled due to a microbiological non-compliance. Indeed, analyzes of the product revealed traces of the Listeria bacteria. This can lead to a risk of listeriosis for the consumer. Listeriosis is a bacterial infection that can be serious and has an incubation period of up to eight weeks. People who have consumed the product could then suffer from fever, headaches and body aches, linked to the bacteria ingested in the sausage.
If you experience these symptoms, it is important to contact your doctor and report the consumption of this product as soon as possible.
The government website states: “Serious forms with neurological complications and maternal or fetal damage in pregnant women can also sometimes occur. Pregnant women as well as immunocompromised people and the elderly should be particularly attentive to these symptoms“.
Thus, the U brand encourages its consumers to no longer use the product and to return it to the point of sale. The brand also offers reimbursement for this product until November 12, 2023. For any further information, a contact number has been set up: 0969366936.